Students use the information they learned from reading food labels to create mush meals. They blend unlikely meals together to form the mush and then evaluate its nutritional value. They examine their own eating habits after the lab is completed.
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Understanding Genetics: Punnett Squares
Can scientists really predict genetic outcomes or are they simply making a lucky guess? Scholars first learn about Gregor Mendel and how to make Punnett squares. Then they extract DNA from a strawberry in a lab with included conclusion...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Testing for Lipids, Proteins and Carbohydrates
Young scholars perform tests for the presence of certain macromolecules. In this health and biology lesson, students rotate in groups to three lab stations and perform tests for proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates found in familiar foods.
5th - 10th Science